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Denver Broncos News: Horse Tracks - 11/2/12

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Immaculate Deflection Remembered
The Broncos return to Cincinnati for the first regular-season game since Brandon Stokley came down with an 87-yard game-winning touchdown to open the 2009 season.

Bailey: 'This is Why I Still Play'
Cornerback Champ Bailey is looking forward to the challenge of covering one of the league's top receivers.

Notebook: Run Game Rolling; Porter Practicing
Offensive Coordinator Mike McCoy said the team will look to continue incorporating multiple running backs into the offense and cornerback Tracy Porter had a full participation in Thursday's practice.

Denver Broncos Videos

Bengals Week - Thursday: Fox
Head Coach John Fox talks to the press after Thursday's practice.

Bengals Week - Thursday: Bailey
Champ Bailey on fellow Georgia Bulldog A.J. Green and building off of last week's win

Meet the Broncos Mo Bros
Movember is here and several Broncos have committed to growing a mustache to show support for men's health awareness.

Bengals Week - Thursday: McCoy
Offensive coordinator Mike McCoy on preparing for the Bengals.

Bengals Week - Thursday: Del Rio
Defensive coordinator Jack Del Rio on preparing for the Bengals.

Countdown Daily Prediction: Broncos-Bengals - ESPN Video - ESPN
The NFL Live crew makes their picks for Denver at Cincinnati

Countdown Daily Prediction: Buccaneers-Raiders - ESPN Video - ESPN
The NFL Live crew makes their picks for Tampa Bay at Oakland

NFL Draft Blitz: Giovani Bernard - ESPN Video - ESPN
Kevin Weidl and Steve Muench break down 2013 NFL draft prospect, UNC running back Giovani Bernard

Kiper Vs. McShay - ESPN Video - ESPN
Mel Kiper Jr. and Todd McShay discuss the matchup to watch in Alabama-LSU, where Manti Te'o will be selected in the NFL draft and game to watch other than Alabama-LSU.

Breaking Down The Chargers' Win - ESPN Video - ESPN
Herm Edwards breaks down the Chargers' win over the Chiefs.

Chargers Hand Chiefs Fifth Straight Loss - ESPN Video - ESPN
Philip Rivers leads Chargers to win over Chiefs.

Denver Broncos Blogs - Broncos improving, but could still start faster
As good as the Broncos have looked in their past two games, slow starts remain a bugaboo.

Broncos' Bailey: A.J. Green on track to be the best
Speaking to reporters Thursday at Dove Valley, veteran Broncos cornerback Champ Bailey said Cincinnati wide receiver A.J. Green already ranks among the NFL’s best.

Broncos' Tracy Porter practices; Peyton Manning throwing well - The Denver Post - Jeff Legwold
Broncos coach John Fox can be one of the league's elite when it comes to public understatement. So when he said in recent days that his team is "pretty good health-wise" heading into the Broncos' eighth game, he undersold things a bit.

Denver Broncos' Ryan Clady showing he's worth the big bucks - The Denver Post - Mike Klis
What Peyton Manning can't see hasn't hurt him. The Broncos quarterback's blind side has been well protected this season by a massive, agile offensive tackle whose feet are light, his once gimpy knee sound and his arms extended forever long.

Broncos' offensive line must handle Bengals' middle men pass rush - The Denver Post - Jeff Legwold
The Cincinnati Bengals are tied for third in the NFL in sacks and lead the AFC with 23. They also have the coveted ability to rush the passer from the middle of the formation.

Broncos' Champ Bailey savors chance to cover Bengals star A.J. Green - The Denver Post
All-pro cornerback Champ Bailey was out with a hamstring injury early last season and did not play against Cincinnati wide receiver A.J. Green in the Broncos' 24-22 home victory over the Bengals.

Broncos rookie report: Danny Trevathan gets his most work on defense - The Denver Post
DT Derek Wolfe — Wolfe played 56 snaps on defense against the Saints to go with one play on special teams.

Broncos' success increases likelihood of staff changes at season's end - The Denver Post - Jeff Legwold
Q: I bet the Broncos' defensive players are tired of the Broncos' propensity to change defenses and coordinators on an annual basis. Do you think (John) Elway will be looking to sign (defensive coordinator Jack) Del Rio to a long-term contract

Bengals still manage to muster a sellout | ProFootballTalk
Last year, when the Bengals were surprisingly good, they consistently failed to sell all non-premium tickets to their games. This year, they’re surprisingly mediocre, and they’re selling out every home game.

Division News

Manning, Janikowski honored - AFC West Blog - ESPN
The AFC West has just one team with a winning record heading into November, but October was a nice month for individual players.

No AFC West trades made - AFC West Blog - ESPN
It appears Thursday's NFL trading deadline, which expired at 4 p.m. ET, has passed without any movement in the AFC West.

AFC West roundup: Heat index rising in both Kansas City, San Diego - The Denver Post - Jeff Legwold
It is just one game in a schedule filled with many, but Thursday night's affair in San Diego could have a lot to say about how much change comes to the division during the remainder of the season and the months that follow it.

One guy to watch - AFC West Blog - ESPN
One player to watch for each AFC West team in Week 9:

PFT Live: Who is to blame in San Diego? | ProFootballTalk
The Chargers have lost three of their last four games and sit at 3-4 on the season. Who is to blame in San Diego? Kevin Acee of U-T San Diego discusses.

Gates touchdown should have been reviewed by the referee | ProFootballTalk
To cap a game-opening drive that saw the Chargers playing the role of red-hot serrated Ginsu blade to Kansas City’s room-temperature generic margarine,

Chargers’ offense starts fast, then slows down | ProFootballTalk
Chargers coach Norv Turner may be coaching for his job tonight against the Chiefs, so it shouldn’t come as a surprise that Turner came out doing what he does best:

Jamaal Charles leaves game following hit | ProFootballTalk
Kansas City Chiefs running back Jamaal Charles left Thursday night’s game against the San Diego Chargers midway through the fourth quarter after taking a helmet-to-helmet hit from Chargers linebacker Donald Butler.

Two defensive scores help Chargers blow past Chiefs | ProFootballTalk
The San Diego Chargers scored 21 points in the fourth quarter, including two defensive touchdowns, to cruise to a 31-13 victory over the Kansas City Chiefs.

Chiefs continue to add to alarming turnover pace | ProFootballTalk
Perhaps the most amazing part of the Chiefs’ willingness to give the ball away is that they haven’t already set the record.

Rivers, Chargers stick up for their coach after win | ProFootballTalk
With head coach Norv Turner’s job security becoming an increasing question mark following three straight losses, - Norv's Bolts beat staggering Chiefs
Norv Turner can breathe a little easier after his San Diego Chargers rediscovered the end zone and ended a three-game losing streak.

NFL News

Litigation hurdles cleared for Farmers Field | ProFootballTalk
Last month, the L.A. City Council approved the proposed NFL stadium that has a name but no team.

Miscellaneous Stuff

Playbook: Broncos' Cover 4 beater vs. Saints | National Football Post
All-22 breakdown of the 'Dino' Double Post.

Report: Matthieu moves in with Patrick Peterson’s family | ProFootballTalk
As former LSU defensive back Tyrann Mathieu tries to shift his focus from returning to college football to preparing for the NFL draft, he’ll get a change of scenery.

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